# Unicharm Cruise: 4-star Ship on Lan Ha Bay

Unicharm Cruise: 4-star Ship on Lan Ha Bay

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Overview

  • Departure: Daily
  • Cruise line: Unicharm Cruise
  • Number of cabins: 23
  • Year of build: 2018

Activities & Entertainment

  • Kayaking
  • Cycling
  • Sightseeing
  • Trekking
  • Cooking class

Room Types

Deluxe Uni-Balcony Room

Deluxe Uni-Balcony Room

Room with balcony
  • Number of cabins: 16
  • Size: 20 sqm
  • Bed options: double/twin
  • Max occupation: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Location: 1st floor
Charm Terrace

Charm Terrace

Room with balcony, Connecting room
  • Number of cabins: 4
  • Size: 30 sqm
  • Max occupation: 2 adults + 1 child
  • Bed options: double
  • Location: 2nd and 3rd floor
Family Connecting

Family Connecting

Family Connecting
  • Number of cabins: 3
  • Size: 50 - 60 sqm
  • Max occupation: 4 adults + 2 children
  • Bed options: 1 double + 2 single
  • Location: 2nd and 3rd floor

Amenities & Facilities

  • 23 well-furnished rooms with en-suite bathroom
  • 24-hour room service
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Smoking area
  • Cooking class
  • Family room
  • Diverse menu
Day 1
Hanoi - Cat Ba Island - Lan Ha Bay

07:30 – 08:00: The shuttle bus of Unicharm Cruise will pick you up in Hanoi Old Quarter, then the bus will depart for Hai Phong. After 2 hours on the expressway, passing immense paddy fields, you will reach Hai Phong City.

From Hai Phong, you will be transferred by ferry to Cat Ba Island, where Unicharm Cruise is waiting for you at the embarkation spot. On the way to Unicharm Cruise, tourists will catch the sight of Green Mangroves winding under the imposing mountain, pristine Cat Ba National Park and spectacular view of the bay.

12:30: Tourists are warmly welcome on the Unicharm Cruise with a welcome drink. The crew manager will deliver a brief introduction and some safety instructions on board.

12:45: A delicious lunch made from fresh food is served on the Unicharm Cruise. Vegetarian and vegan food are also available on request. While you are having lunch, the boat is cruising through the middle of Halong Bay, passing by some unique islets such as Finger Islet and Cap Bai Islet.

On the way to Lan Ha Bay, tourists can have a look at the exclusive and stunning sites of Halong Bay like Ba Trai Dao Island, Dark and Light Cave and Frog Lake. Unicharm Cruise will reach Lan Ha Bay in the early afternoon to start an enjoyable journey there.

Afternoon: The first destination that Unicharm Cruise will take you to visit is a fishing village. There tourists will have a chance to get closer to the locals, talk to them and explore the pristine life of the residents there.

Besides, this area is also an ideal destination for kayaking, where tourists can pass through a tunnel-shape cave on kayak or bamboo boat. Many tourists choose to immerse in the cool and crystal water of the sea, or swim and relax in some nearby beaches.

When you come back to the cruise, you can contemplate the appealing sight of sunset on the deck, then participate in a cooking demonstration of the chef to learn some popular Vietnamese dishes.

A luxurious dinner is waiting for you at the restaurant, in which you can enjoy tasty seafood and recharge energy after a day of excursion.

After meal time, tourists can opt for squid-fishing at night or simply enjoy the tranquil moments at private cabins.

Day 2
Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai Fishing Village - Gia Luan Dock - Hanoi

07:00: After a good night on Unicharm Cruise, you will start a new day on the sundeck, where you can also admire the impressive sunrise in the sea.

Following the morning exercise is a light breakfast with tea and coffee. The breakfast time on Unicharm Cruise is from 06:30 to 08:00.

07:10: The tender boat will pick you up and transfer you to Cat Ba Island to visit Viet Hai Fishing Village.

In Viet Hai Fishing Village, on a simple bike, you will go around the village, visit the plain local houses, meet friendly people and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere there.

After completing the excursion to Viet Hai Fishing Village, tourists will get back to the tender boat, and the boat will take passengers back to Unicharm Cruise. On the cruise, tourists can lay down on the sundeck and feel the cool breeze from the ocean.

10:30: Tourists check-out at the reception area, then Unicharm Cruise will return to the disembarkation site. A brunch will be served on the way back to the harbor.

12:00: Unicharm Cruise reaches Gia Luan Dock.

12:00 – 12:30: Passengers leave Unicharm Cruise for the transferring car to return to Hanoi.

16:00 – 16:30: Return to Hanoi.

Day 1
Hanoi - Cat Ba Island - Lan Ha Bay

07:30 – 08:00: You will be picked up by the transferring car of Unicharm Cruise in Hanoi Old Quarter, then the bus will depart for Hai Phong. After 2 hours on the expressway, passing immense paddy fields, you will reach Hai Phong City.

The ferry will transfer you from the mainland  of Hai Phong to Cat Ba Island, where Unicharm Cruise is waiting for you at the embarkation spot. On the way to Unicharm Cruise, tourists will catch the sight of Green Mangroves winding under the imposing mountain, pristine Cat Ba National Park and spectacular view of the bay.

12:30: Unicharm Cruise welcomes you aboard with some drinks. The cruise manager will deliver a brief introduction and some safety instructions on board.

12:45: Unicharm Cruise provides you with a delicious lunch made from fresh food Vegetarian and vegan food are also available on request. While you are having lunch, the boat is cruising through the middle of Halong Bay, passing by some unique islets such as Finger Islet and Cap Bai Islet.

On the way to Lan Ha Bay, you can see the exclusive and stunning sites of Halong Bay like Ba Trai Dao Island, Dark and Light Cave and Frog Lake. Unicharm Cruise will reach Lan Ha Bay in the early afternoon to start an enjoyable journey there.

Afternoon: A fishing village is the very first destination of the excursion on Unicharm Cruise. There tourists will have a chance to get closer to the locals, talk to them and explore the pristine life of the residents there.

Besides, this area is also an ideal destination for kayaking, where tourists can pass through a tunnel-shape cave on kayak or bamboo boat. Many tourists choose to immerse in the cool and crystal water of the sea, or swim and relax in some nearby beaches.

When you come back to the cruise, you can contemplate the appealing sight of sunset on the deck, then participate in a cooking demonstration of the chef to learn some popular Vietnamese dishes.

A luxurious dinner is waiting for you at the restaurant, in which you can enjoy tasty seafood and recharge energy after a day of excursion.

After meal time, tourists can opt for squid-fishing at night or simply enjoy the tranquil moments at private cabins.

Day 2
Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island - Ngu Lam Peak - Lan Ha Bay

07:00: Your second day on Unicharm Cruise will start with the beautiful sunrise on the deck, then followed by a light breakfast. The breakfast time on Unicharm Cruise is from 06:30 to 08:00.

07:10: A transferring boat will take tourists to Cat Ba Island for trekking activities. It will take you about 40 minutes to get to the targeted destination.

The trek to conquer Ngu Lam Peak in Cat Ba Island will take you 2.5 to 3 hours. A breath-taking overview of Cat Ba Island and Lan Ha Bay is waiting for you at the top of the mountain. What an amazing moment!

On the way down the mountain, tourists will visit Hospital Cave, the cave that was used as a hospital during the war. Alternatively, Trung Trang Cave is another selection for tourists.

Tourists will have a tasty lunch in a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Cannon Fort is the next stop of the second day, which is an historical relic witnessing all the ups and downs of Cat Ba Island during the war.

Back to Unicharm Cruise, you can go kayaking and swimming in Lan Ha Bay for the rest of the afternoon.

Dinner is prepared on board with typical cuisine of Vietnam.

Tourists can go fishing at night and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of Lan Ha Bay.

Day 3
Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai Fishing Village - Gia Luan Dock - Hanoi

07:00: After a good night on Unicharm Cruise, you will start a new day on the sundeck, where you can also admire the impressive sunrise in the sea.

Following the morning exercise is a light breakfast with tea and coffee. The breakfast time on Unicharm Cruise is from 06:30 to 08:00.

07:10: The tender boat will pick you up and transfer you to Cat Ba Island to visit Viet Hai Fishing Village.

In Viet Hai Fishing Village, on a simple bike, you will go around the village, visit the plain local houses, meet friendly people and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere there.

After completing the excursion to Viet Hai Fishing Village, tourists will get back to the tender boat, and the boat will take passengers back to Unicharm Cruise. On the cruise, tourists can lay down on the sundeck and feel the cool breeze from the ocean.

10:30: Tourists check-out at the reception area, then Unicharm Cruise will return to the disembarkation site. A brunch will be served on the way back to the harbor.

12:00: Unicharm Cruise reaches Gia Luan Dock.

12:00 – 12:30: Passengers leave Unicharm Cruise for the transferring car to return to Hanoi.

16:00 – 16:30: Return to Hanoi.

Important Notes

  • Changes in terms of itineraries due to cruising conditions might be made without any prior notice.
  • Wifi is available but the connection might be unstable.
  • Travel insurance should be purchased prior to departure.

About Unicharm Cruise

Unicharm Cruise is a wind of change to cruising in Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay, the two most charming rendezvous in the Gulf of Tonkin. This cruise does not follow the beaten path of other cruises but it takes tourists to the peaceful neighbor of Halong Bay, which is Lan Ha Bay. The exclusive excursion of Lan Ha Bay is a true journey back to nature. A variety of amazing things are waiting for tourists along the way, which can only be found on Unicharm Cruise.

There are many ways to explore a new destination, and on Unicharm Cruise, tourists will have a good opportunity to experience this seascape by joining interesting activities such as swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, biking and trekking. Besides, tourists can visit hospitable local residents, get to know more about their daily life and listen to their appealing stories. Unicharm Cruise will be in charge of ensuring a safe and sound trip for tourists.

Not only does Unicharm Cruise offer tourists exciting activities but the cruise also provides passengers with a charming space on board. The concept of the cruise is a harmonious combination of modern, cozy and natural styles. All the facilities are included, which creates the best conditions for tourists to enjoy a perfect holiday in Lan Ha Bay.

Unicharm Cruise is the line connecting its passengers to the magnificent beauty of Lan Ha Bay. If you are expecting to have a wonderful and exclusive vacation in North Vietnam, Unicharm Cruise is one of the most significant suggestions for you.

6 things that we love most about Unicharm Cruise

  • One of the 4-star cruise with standard services and modern style
  • Comfortable cabins with all necessary amenities and facilities
  • An breath-taking overview of Cat Ba Island on Ngu Lam Peak
  • Suitable for families, groups of friends and couples
  • Intriguing programs: kayaking, swimming, mountain climbing and cycling
  • Professional and dedicated cruise team

Cruise Inclusions & Options

Price inclusions
  • All transportation mentioned in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing and entrance fee
  • Well-equipped facilities
  • All meals on board
  • 2 bottles of water at the cabin everyday
  • Welcome drink
  • Kayaking, swimming and fishing
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Onboard insurance
  • 5% service charge and 10% VAT
Price exclusions
  • Air tickets, transportation from airport
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Beverage and tobacco
  • Tips and other personal expenses
  • Other services not mentioned in the inclusions
Booking policy
  • In case the cruise is cancelled due to unexpected causes, guests will receive a full refund.
  • If the cancellation is made by guests more than 48 hours prior to departure, guests will receive a full refund.
  • If the cancellation is made by guests less than 24 hours prior to departure, guests will receive no refund.
  • Any changes in the departure date more than 48 hours prior to departure will be free of charge.
  • All refunds will be charged from 3 to 7 USD for exchange rates and banking fees.
Cruise Policy
  • Children under 5 years old sharing cruise services will parents are free of charge (limit 1 child/room)
  • Children from 5 to 7 years old are charged 50% rate (limit 1 child/room)
  • Children from 7 to 10 years old are charged 75% rate (limit 1 child/room)
  • Children from 10 years old are charged the same as adult (limit 1 child/room)
  • An extra bed is charged 40% of the cabin rate. (limit 1 extra bed/room)

Frequently Asked Questions

Are the pregnants and children ensured safety on this cruise?

Unicharm Cruise is safe for both children and pregnants. In case of emergencies, the cruise team will provide passengers with first-aid before the on-call doctor comes and takes the patients to the hospital.

Is there any alternative selection if I don’t want to cycle?

Of course. If you don’t want to cycle, you can opt for an electric car or a motorbike driven by the locals.

Can the kids join in kayaking? What if I cannot kayak?

All passengers can take part in kayaking activities, and kids are not an exception. If you cannot kayak, the cruise member or guide will help you to sail the boat.

Is there any menu for those with special dietary requirements?

A diverse menu is offered on Unicharm Cruise, which will serve the needs of vegans, vegetarians and other people with food allergies. If you have any special requirements, please inform the cruise team in advance.

Can I bring my own drinks to the cruise?

You can bring your own drinks but you have to pay an amount of money, ranging from 5 to 30 USD, depending on the kind of drinks. If you want to have some cups of cocktails or drinks on board, don’t hesitate to go to the bar and order one for yourself.

 Is the Internet connection available on board?

The Wifi router is equipped on Unicharm Cruise, but sometimes the connection might be unstable.

Is there any special program for birthdays, anniversaries and honeymoons?

02 free champion cups are prepared for your birthday, anniversary or honeymoon. If you go on the honeymoon, your cabins will be decorated with roses and rose petals. If the cruising date is your birthday, you will be given a birthday cake. 

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